Founded in the 1961’s.
The Fransico Donatien Factory in Pinar del Rio was originally a prison, later on it turned into a cigar factory.
In 1961, The factory began producing for domestic consumption, banquets and public activities. These cigars were popularly known as “Vegueros”. Vegueros are the people who tend to the tobacco fields. In 1997 Habanos S.A. started to export Vegueros around the world. The Fransico Donatien Factory was one of the first cigar factories to have tourists visit in Cuba.
These cigars are mild, slightly herbaceous and well balanced. Construction, quality and colors are second-to-none. Vegueros is a well-kept insider’s secret. All sizes are “totalmente a mano, tripa larga” totally handmade, long filler and these cigars could be a reasonable choice for those that wish to experience a mild cuban cigar.